Names - Socialization: process by which individuals learn...

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Names Political Culture - Broad and enduring patter of individual attitudes and orientations toward politics among the members of a political system Cognitive Element – what we think about political system Affective Element – how we feel about the system Classify Political Cultures - Democratic/Authoritarian - Consensusual/Conflicted o Consensusual Strong sense of community Conflicts peacefully resolved Ex: Japan o Conflicted Conflicts resolved through violence Ex: Ireland - Materialist/Post-materialist o Materialist Wants to be economically secure o Post-materialist More interested in quality of life issues
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Unformatted text preview: Socialization: process by which individuals learn values and norms of their political culture Ideology: words of knowledge about the world-Edios = “knowledge”-Logos = “world”-Set of beliefs that orient us in the world-What they do for us: o Make sense of reality (help us to approach reality) o Provide us with reference points (world view) o Address psychological needs (need for safety, love, freedom, community, power…) o Always related to interests o Powerful (inspire us) o Political (transform power into authority)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course POLI 1001 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Spring '05 term at LSU.

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